External organization | subordinate agency | Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation
The Norwegian Digitalisation Agency is the Norwegian government’s foremost tool for digitalisation of the public sector. The Norwegian Digitalisation Agency operates and develops important national solutions and ensures the strategic coordination of digitalisation in the sector. The Norwegian Digitalisation Agency’s target groups are central and local government authorities, the business and voluntary sectors, and the general public.
The Norwegian Digitalisation Agency’s main tasks are:
- Defining the premises for digitalisation and comprehensive information management in the public sector
- Coordinating digitalisation measures across organisational boundaries
- Facilitating the development of digital services for the general public, local authorities and business
- Managing and further developing national components and solutions
- Responsibility for the strategic planning of the further development of a comprehensive digital infrastructure for the public sector
- Supervising the universal design of ICT
- Contributing to the development and implementation of the Norwegian government’s ICT policy
- Defining the premises for innovation in the public sector
- Ensuring plain language is used in public administration
The directorate was established on 1 January 2020. It consists of parts of the former Agency for Public Management and eGovernment (Difi) and of Altinn. The Norwegian Digitalisation Agency has offices in Oslo, Leikanger and Brønnøysund.
Web page: https://www.digdir.no/